Turn up the heat without saluting the sun: 4 alternatives to sun salutations

Don’t get me wrong, I love sun salutations – the flow, the full-body stretch, the generation of heat and energy. They can make a great yoga practice by themselves as well as serving as a go-to sequence to wake the body up in preparation for a longer practice. But sun salutations are not the only option.

The questions that led me to yoga teacher training

“We move in the direction of the questions we ask” – this quote from Margaret J. Wheatley perfectly describes the subtle ways in which we shape our lives, sometimes without even realising it.

Here are five questions that have led me to start training as a yoga teacher – questions I’ve asked of myself, questions others have asked of me, and questions I’ve asked other people.